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Graduate Admissions

To enroll in any Graduate Degree Program, students must meet the minimum academic and English language requirement for the concerned programs:

 

Contact our Graduate Admissions Department

Master of Business Administration

TOEFL score
  • A four-year bachelor degree in Business Administration (or its equivalent) recognized by the MOHESR
  • A minimum Cumulative GPA (CGPA) of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 (or equivalent)
Sr. English Test Minimum Required Score
1 TOEFL (IBT) Internet-Based 79
2 TOEFL Paper Based 550
3 IELTS 6.0
4 EmSAT 1400
5 Cambridge English 169
6 PTEAcademic 50
7 City & Guilds B2
Admission Documents

When applying for admission to CUCA, the applicant must submit the following documents which will become part of the Student File:

  • An official copy of the Bachelor Degree and Transcript (or its equivalent) attested by the Ministry of Education for the holders of UAE Universities certificate, and the below attestations for the international students from their countries:
    • Ministry of education/ higher education
    • Ministry of foreign affairs
    • UAE embassy.
    • Equivalency Letter from Ministry of Education in UAE
    • A complete copy of Khulasat Al Qaid (UAE National Family Book) for UAE Nationals.
    • A valid visa for UAE residents.
    • A non-refundable application and admission fee.
  • One copy of a current official passport
  • Government-issued identity card.
  • Four recent passport-sized photographs.
  • Certificate of a Standardized Test of Eligibility in English (TOEFL or IELTS) or equivalent. (Certificates of TOEFL or IELTS are valid for only two years).
  • Attested Official transcripts from other universities and course syllabi for credit transfer (if you are transferring from another university).

 

NOTE:  All documents presented by the applicant for admission purposes become the property of CUCA and will not be returned.

* Exemption from English Language Proficiency

Applicants for the MBA Program may be exempted from the requirement for English Language Proficiency (minimum TOEFL  score of 550 or its equivalent) if:

  • They provide an evidence of achieving Minimum TOEFL score of 500 or its equivalent at the time of their admission to the undergraduate program, plus a letter of confirmation that the English language is the Medium of Instruction.
  • The native language of the applicants is English
  • Applicants completed the bachelor degree in their home country or in a country where English is the official language

Master of Law

Full Admission
  • A four-year bachelor degree in Law (or its equivalent) recognized by the MOHESR.
  • A minimum Cumulative GPA (CGPA) of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 (or the equivalent).
Sr. English Test Minimum Required Score
1 TOEFL (IBT) Internet-Based 45
2 TOEFL Paper Based 450
3 IELTS 4.5
4 EmSAT 950
5 Cambridge English 147
6 PTEAcademic 29
7 City & Guilds B1

 

Provisional Admission
  • A four-year bachelor degree in Law (or its equivalent) recognized by the MOHESR.
  • A minimum Cumulative GPA (CGPA) of 2.0 on a scale of 4.0 (or the equivalent)
  • Students admitted with a CGPA less than 3.00 from their bachelor degree studies may remain in the MA Law program only if they earn a final grade of B (3.0) in the first three courses they register for during their first module of coursework
Admission Documents

When applying for admission to CUCA, the applicant must submit the following documents which will become part of the Student File:

  • An official copy of the Bachelor Degree and Transcript (or its equivalent) attested by the Ministry of Education for the holders of UAE Universities certificate, and the below attestations for the international students from their countries:
    • Ministry of education/ higher education
    • Ministry of foreign affairs
    • UAE embassy.
    • Equivalency Letter from Ministry of Education in UAE
    • A complete copy of Khulasat Al Qaid (UAE National Family Book) for UAE Nationals.
    • A valid visa for UAE residents.
    • A non-refundable application and admission fee.
  • One copy of a current official passport
  • Government-issued identity card.
  • Four recent passport-sized photographs.
  • TOEFL / IELTS is not required
  • Attested Official transcripts from other universities and course syllabi for credit transfer (if you are transferring from another university).

 
NOTE:  All documents presented by the applicant for admission purposes become the property of CUCA and will not be returned.

TOEFL score 450, IELTS 4.5 or its equivalent

Professional Diploma in Teaching

  • A four-year bachelor degree in any field (or its equivalent) recognized by the MOHESR.
  • A minimum Cumulative GPA (CGPA) of 2.5 on a scale of 4.0 (or its equivalent).
Admission Documents

When applying for admission to CUCA, the applicant must submit the following documents which will become part of the Student File:

  • An official copy of the Bachelor Degree and Transcript (or its equivalent) attested by the Ministry of Education for the holders of UAE Universities certificate, and the below attestations for the international students from their countries:
    • Ministry of education/ higher education
    • Ministry of foreign affairs
    • UAE embassy
    • Equivalency Letter from Ministry of Education in UAE
    • A complete copy of Khulasat Al Qaid (UAE National Family Book) for UAE Nationals.
    • A valid visa for UAE residents.
    • A non-refundable application and admission fee.
  • One copy of a current official passport
  • Government-issued identity card.
  • Four recent passport-sized photographs.
  • TOEFL / IELTS is not required
  • Attested Official transcripts from other universities and course syllabi for credit transfer (if you are transferring from another university).

 

NOTE:  All documents presented by the applicant for admission purposes become the property of CUCA and will not be returned.

Transfer of Credits- Graduate Programs

CUCA accepts transfer of credits, provided:

  • The transfer is from a recognized institution
  • Students must meet the minimum requirements for Admission at CUCA
  • Students transferring from another institution should possess a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.0 or above – 80 grades & above.
  • Coursework completed elsewhere may be accepted in the appropriate program at the College by meeting the following provisions:
    • The applicant submits an official transcript showing all credits and grades earned along with a detailed description of the courses to the CUCA Office of Admission and Registration.
    • Only coursework at a grade level of B (3.0) or higher will be accepted.
    • Courses should bear at least three credit hours to be eligible for transfer
    • The coursework must be equal to approximately 75-80% of the CUCA course content
    • No more than 50% of the total credits of the program may be accepted as transfer credit
    • Credits transferred do not include those earned for thesis work
    • Transferred students needs to provide an official letter from their previous institute that English is the medium of instruction if the transferred courses are offered at CUCA in English language.
  • In case international student is transferring to CUCA, original bachelor certificate & transcript must be submitted to the admission office attested by :
    • Ministry of external & foreign affairs ( From same country )
    • Ministry of higher education ( From same country )
    • UAE Embassy ( From same country )

With all the above regulations and subject to approval by MOE.

NOTE:

  • Grades of the transfer courses earned at the host institution are not used in calculating the student’s CGPA
  • Only fresh students can apply for the credit transfer at the time of the admission.